Brewed at De Proefbrouwerij

Style: Imperial Stout
Copenhagen, Denmark
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 1424   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 393   ABV: 13.1%
Finally! Black Hole is what Mikkeller is all about. Daring, vulgar and extreme. From the very beginning Mikkellers goal has been to push the limit and with this warming, intense imperial stout, a new chapter in the Danish beer history has been written. The high bitterness from the hops and the sweetness from the malt and alcohol, creates a good balance which makes Black Hole an explosion of nuances, but also leaves a feeling of a perfect and complex beer in the heavyweight category.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Thomasalias (320) - Budapest, - NOV 11, 2012
0,375l bottle as gift from Denmark. Beautiful reddish black color, medium, creamy, brown head. Delicious, sweet odor, not offensive, but pleasant. Sweet, malty, alcoholly and surprisingly hoppy aroma. A lot of interesting flavours in perfect mixture. Its so complex, that its difficult to describe. Coffee, chocolate malty flavours at the beginning, followed by herbal, grassy and a bit resiny hops. The alcohol is not hidden, but it doesnt desturb! Its definitely one of the best beer aroma Ive ever tasted! Intensive sweet taste with a little bitterness. Full bodied with creamy, oily texture and pleasant carbonation. Long, roasted malty finish with some hoppy flavour too. Its a fantastic beer. It has a lot of ingredients and they makes the beer this complex and deficious. The harsh roasted malty and hoppy flavours are moderated by the honey and the vanilla. The harmony is perfect between the ingredients. Its one of the best beer Ive ever tasted.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sinte (557) - Udine, ITALY - MAY 10, 2017
Bottle 0.375L. Dark brown-to-black body with a huge, frothy, tan head, fully lasting with nice lacing. Moderate-to-heavy malty (roasted) and light-to-moderate hoppy (citrus) aroma with notes of coffee, dark chocolate, some vanilla, blackberry and alcohol. Moderate-to-heavy sweet and bitter flavour; long lasting finish with a sweetish character that develops into a dry coffee note. Medium-to-full body with oily-to-creamy texture; soft carbonation; light-to-moderate alcoholic warming in the finish. Very nice and complex!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tsd08460 (1102) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - MAY 9, 2017
Bottle from Red: Wine, Beer & Spirits Aroma: caramel, chocolate, coffee, molasses, raisins Appearance: black with a tan head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: full body, creamy, average carbonation, long finish, Delicious

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
L_Lovecraft (563) - - MAY 9, 2017
Coffee, licorice, dark with a good brown head, medium/full body, carbonation is quite soft, more licorice and some ashy notes...very good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tightslice (1204) - Redwood City, California, USA - MAY 3, 2017
On tap at Harrys Hofbrau in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is strange charred fruits, dark herbal elixirs, roast coffee, tobacco and leathery things. Taste is sweet dark fruits, overripe plums, tangy porter qualities. Hard to pin this beast down, got the best of me...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
willisread (3246) - Owensboro, Kentucky, USA - MAY 2, 2017
Backlog, tap at Mikkeller Tokyo. Pours an evil looking pitch black with a brown head that lingers then dissipates. Lots of roasted cacao nib, toasted vanilla, coffee, dark fruit and faint licorice. Oily on the palate, with lots of roast. As it warms more of the fruit comes out on the palate into the finish. Warming finish, but abv hidden fairly well for how high it is.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Korcz (3134) - Warsaw, POLAND - APR 19, 2017
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer. Intensywnie palone, kawowe, nuty miodowe/cynamonowe też się przewijają.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
humpah (230) - Jyvskyl, FINLAND - APR 8, 2017
0,375l bottle bought from Alko November 2015. Pours pitch black colour with some head. Flavor of roasted malts, sweetness, caramel, alcohol, coffee, cocoa and vanilla, gives a bit sweet boozy feeling. Heavy but balanced beer, bitterness does edge out the alcohol a bit, which still stands out. Warm alcoholy aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BlazerT (1049) - Sosnowiec, POLAND - APR 3, 2017
Butelkowane. Barwa ciemno brunatna/czarna. Piwo niezwykle złożone - głwnie dominują palone słody - mocna kawa, gorzka czekolada, trochę kakao. W tle za to moc ciemnych, suszonych owocw, lekka "kawowa" kwaskowatość. Smak umiarkowanie do wysoce słodkiego, super, lekka kontra goryczkowa, kwaskowate (kawa). Alko bdb ukryte. Generalnie bardzo dobre piwo, znakomice ukryty alkohol, dobra kompozycja słodw palonych z fajną kontrą pod postacią ciemnych, suszonych owocw. Solidne piwo od Mikkellera.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
melush (3849) - SPAIN - APR 1, 2017
37,5cl Bottle @ 2D2Dspuma Tienda, Barcelona, Spain. Black colour with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, coffee, biscuit, plum, alcohol. Taste is roasted malt, coffee, cocoa, caramel, vanilla, bitter. Full body, moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GhostS (292) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - MAR 23, 2017
Aroma - pleasant, coffee with milk, some burnt malt, a bit of green fruits, flowers, dark honey and some yeasts. Taste - a lot of roasted malt, some burnt malt, coffee diluted with milk, a bit of sourness and burn bitterness, alcohol with cherries. Good, but quite a bit strange.

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